Washington High School
Massillon, Ohio

2021 Distinguished Citizen

WHS Class of 1957

Professional Athlete


Professional

  • Chicago White Sox (1961-1964 & 1971)
  • Kansas City/Oakland Athletics (1965-1969)
  • Milwaukee Brewers (1970)

Honors/Awards

  • All-Ohio Outfield and Pitcher (1955-1957)
  • Football scholarship to the University of Cincinnati (1957-1958)

Community Involvement

  • St. Joseph's Orphanage
  • Special Olympics
  • The Massillon Boys Club
  • Coached Massillon American Legion Post 221
  • Challenger Baseball Team of Canton

Education

  • Washington High School - 1957
  • University of Cincinnati - 1958

Professional Baseball Accomplishments/Stats

Known for having one of the strongest arms and being a great defenseive outfielder in the major league

  • 11 Professional Baseball Seasons
  • 1,150 Games
  • 3,572 At-bats
  • 900 Hits
  • 398 Runs
  • 344 RBIs
  • 74 Stolen Bases
  • .252 Batting Average
  • .328 On-base Percentage

Player Profile and Full Stats on mlb.com

Football

Massillon Tiger Football Halfback (1954-1956)

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